Medicine

Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold

Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold

Published 11/01/2018

(Reuters) - A Baltimore hospital has opened an investigation into why a patient was discharged on a freezing night this week and left outside wearing [more…]

Kmart to pay $32 million to settle drug overbilling allegations

Kmart to pay $32 million to settle drug overbilling allegations

Published 23/12/2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kmart Corp, a unit of Sears Holdings Corp, has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations that its pharmacies failed to [more…]

U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO -- A screen displays the share price for pharmaceutical maker AbbVie on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 18, 2014. [more…]

Ocular Therapeutix gets subpoena from SEC over eye pain drug

Ocular Therapeutix gets subpoena from SEC over eye pain drug

Published 22/12/2017

(Reuters) - Ocular Therapeutix Inc said on Friday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had issued a subpoena seeking information about the company’s eye-pain [more…]

Valeant says Bausch & Lomb’s over-the-counter eye drop gets FDA nod

Valeant says Bausch & Lomb’s over-the-counter eye drop gets FDA nod

Published 22/12/2017

A sign for the headquarters of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc is seen in Laval, Quebec June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/File Photo(Reuters) - Canadian drugmaker Valeant [more…]

Novartis combo therapy for melanoma gets FDA priority review

Novartis combo therapy for melanoma gets FDA priority review

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen at the company's plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannZURICH [more…]

Boston-area paramedics on front lines of U.S. opioid crisis

Boston-area paramedics on front lines of U.S. opioid crisis

Published 22/12/2017

Cataldo Ambulance medics John Gardner (L) and David Farmer care for a man in his 40's who was found unresponsive after overdosing on an opioid [more…]

Obamacare enrollment down only slightly after late surge in demand

Obamacare enrollment down only slightly after late surge in demand

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File PhotoNEW YORK (Reuters) [more…]

California court says Novartis can be sued over generic drug injuries

California court says Novartis can be sued over generic drug injuries

Published 21/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo(Reuters) - California’s [more…]

FDA approves La Jolla’s low blood pressure drug

FDA approves La Jolla’s low blood pressure drug

Published 21/12/2017

(Reuters) - La Jolla Pharmaceutical said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its drug, Giapreza, to treat dangerously low blood pressure. [more…]